William R. Barton, 62, of Lima, died Friday March 8, 2013, at his residence in Lima.
He was born October 20, 1951 in Ashland, KY to Cranford and Alberta (Stennett) Barton, who preceded him in death. Mr. Barton had a mechanical engineering background and worked for more than 20 years for St. Rita's Medical Center. He was a longtime musician, playing bass guitar for many different bands throughout the years. He was an avid outdoorsman; fishing and hunting were a great pastime for him.
He is survived by a son, Bill Barton of Lima, daughter Emily Barton of Lima, grandchildren, Matayah McGinnis, Ember Rudy and London Rudy, sister Linda Page of Lima, and his former wife and longtime friend, Becky Barton.
There will be no visitation per his wishes, he will cremated. A celebration of Mr. Barton's life is being planned for a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to the family for funeral expenses, please mail them to Emily & Bill Barton 502 King Ave. Lima, Ohio 45805
Arrangements have been entrusted to Siferd-Orians Funeral Home.
Condolences may also be expressed at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com